Most famous Boxers who lost the fight and rematch but carried on?

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  1. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Who are some good examples of fighters who lost the rematch and still carried on.. can someone add to the list?

    Vernon FOrrest (Lost rematch against Mayorga) but continued his career
    George Groves (Lost rematch to Carl Froch) but continued career
    David Price (Lost remtatch to Tony Thompson) but continued career
     
  2. notjustacasual

    notjustacasual Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    Mosley after losing to Forest twice
    Kovalev fer losing to ward twice
     
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    OvidsExile I Live! I Die! I Live Again! Full Member

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    Jake LaMotta lost five of his six fights with Sugar Ray Robinson and kept soldering on. Archie Moore lost all three fights to Ezzard Charles and moved on. Harry Greb lost four of the five fights with Gene Tunney. Eder Jofre lost both bouts with Fighting Harada and had a good career after that.
     
  4. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Can't believe I missed Kovalev!! smh.. good point with Forrest beating Mosley 2x, yet Mosley went on with his career.
     
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    notjustacasual Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    Boxing fans are over reactionary.

    I'll propose a timelines of events which I'm not saying I think will happen, but I'm saying it's totally possible and I wouldn't be the least surprised if something like it did happen

    Ruiz wins rematch

    AJ beats a bum in a comeback

    Ruiz fights Wilder and loses, Wilder becomes undisputed

    AJ beats Whyte in a rematch

    Ruiz Jr rematches Parker, clearly unmotivated and in terrible condition he gets stopped by Parker and fades into obscure journeyman territory.

    Wilder sees there's still money on the table for an easy win over AJ

    Wilder, who isn't defensively responsible, misses with a wild swing and gets chinned by AJ inside 30 seconds

    AJ is the undisputed champ.

    Now, again before people start overreacting I'm not saying I think that will happen, in fact I'd strongly favour Wilder to beat AJ if they ever fought.

    BUT if we are sitting here in 12 months and that version of events had transpired, I wouldn't be shocked, not at all.
     
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    Mayweather vs Castillo 1 and 2.
     
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    BoxingDialogue Active Member Full Member

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    Mosley also lost to Winky Wright twice.
     
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    Cant believe I missed that one. Good call.
     
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    Belfast New Member Full Member

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    Bernard Hopkins vs Jermain Taylor
     
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    Belfast New Member Full Member

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    Jermain Taylor vs Kelly Pavlik
     
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  11. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    You pretty much just described a typical scenario in the UFC!! haha.. where everybody beats each other... and theres no 1 consistent champ (besides Khabib of course)
     
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    What, 6 fights amongst the HW top 10 in 12 months?! You’re dreaming!
     
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    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    That's what happens when the best face the best on a consistent basis.
     
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